Monthly Archives: April 2017

Can I Fly with a Cello?

2017-06-06T06:02:01+00:00 Categories: General Cello|Tags: , , |

The short answer is yes, but there are certain airlines that treat cellos better than others. Below we'll provide an overview of which airlines are cello-friendly. Imagine the following scenario: Well, I was forced to a situation where I really had to - it was either get off the plane or give the baggage handler my cello. And so I did something that I've never done in my whole life, which was to give my Guarnerius to a baggage handler. I talked to him a little bit. He promised me he would make it secure and

Is Cello the Right Instrument for Me?

2017-04-28T05:21:44+00:00 Categories: Buying Cello|Tags: , , , , |

Are you struggling with what string instrument to choose? If you're like many beginners, choosing the right instrument is a challenge.  Years ago I was lucky when I chose my first instrument, the viola, because our teacher played the Star Wars theme on it in a fourth-grade assembly. But I'm probably the exception. Many students start out on one instrument and switch to another instrument shortly thereafter and there's nothing wrong with that! Like in Harry Potter where the "wand chooses the wizard," the instrument chooses the player. When you're first starting out, your instrument selection

How to Sell a Cello

2017-04-28T02:29:57+00:00 Categories: General Cello|Tags: , , |

With the end of the school year coming soon, you may be wondering how to sell your cello. Whether you are trying to sell your cello at a store, online, or trading it in, you want to make sure you get the best price and deal with an honest buyer. Selling your cello can be a difficult process if you don't know where you can list your cello for sale or find buyers. While there isn't a lot of information on the Internet about how to sell your cello, we hope this guide will help you determine